Annie’s Homegrown Frozen Meals #RealFoodTastesBetter


“I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.”    As many of you know Girl Scout cookie time has come and for us is almost done. We have been so busy selling cookies since the end of February. Every weekend in March we were out in the cold selling cookies. Thankfully this weekend

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Valentines Red Velvet Cookies – Recipe

Proud of the turn out.

The kids and I had a blast making Valentines cookies this evening. Here’s some pictures of the girls making cookies and after the pictures I will post the recipe. I am so proud of the kids! They had fun learning to bake with me today. We made 3 batches of Red Velvet Cookies today. They

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Lemon Cake Pop Fun


  The kids had a blast Saturday making cake pops. I must admit that I did too and we will be pulling out the babycakes cake pop maker again soon. Here’s pictures of the kids decorating their cake pops.

Black Forest Cake for Madison’s Birthday


My little Madison turned 6 on June 10th. Yes I am a little behind in the post, but better late than never. Since little Madison loves chocolate and fruit I decided to make her something different than the regular chocolate cake. I started browsing my cookbooks and came across a Black Forest Cake in The

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Bring Summer On – #RaiseaCone


It was so nice out the other day that I decided to “Bring Summer On” for the kids and bought them some Nestle Drumsticks with the coupon that Nestle was kind enough to provide for me. I wanted awesome pictures for the #raiseacone contest that is being hosted by Nestle Drumstick. I mean come on,

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Yummy Banana Split Smoothee #Shakleeblogger


  Here is the recipe that I used for my dinner smoothee. It turned out wonderful! I used 2 cups of milk because I knew my kids would want some. Now, this does not taste just like a banana split. If I had added crushed pineapple after blending everything else it probably would have tasted

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Hey Coffee Lovers, Check This Out: International Delight Light Iced Coffee #LightIcedCoffee


With the start of a new year I decided to start a new healthier habit. I had started drinking Coke and Diet Coke again back in the fall. I had also started eating Big Mac’s from Micky D’s again. Needless to say my weight loss went to a gain. Not a very good thing for

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Pan Fried Pork Chops


Last night I decided to pan fry some pork chops since all summer I did nothing but grill everything. It was a nice change up. Pan Fried Chops – Pork Recipe type: Main Course Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total time:  20 mins Serves: 6 – 8 A super easy pan fried pork chop

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Make your own soda at home – SodaStream Review


I was given the opportunity to review the SodaStream Jet and I must say I couldn’t be happier! I had stopped drinking pop for a while but started back up. I hated knowing all the bad ingredients that I was putting in my body but I’m quite addicted to pop. Well, now that I have

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I love nature – Wordless Wednesday


Farmers Market Bounty: Sunset: Please leave your Wordless Wednesday link below!  

Turkey Sloppy Joes Recipe


I have been on a turkey burger kick lately. I have found that turkey works with any recipe that you use ground beef. But it tastes much better with the ground turkey. On the menu tonight was going to be turkey burgers but it was raining and I didn’t want to cook out on the

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Blueberry lemonade in a blender


Brooke has been begging me to make some homemade lemonade for her. I figured since the kids love blueberries why not add those in with the lemons. Since blueberries are in season I had Troy pick up some fresh blueberries from a stand on his way home from work. I was amazed at the bright

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